Tagged: cards

Making 3D Paper Flowers

Remember the Kentucky Derby hat card?  On this hat was a paper flower that I created with designer series paper and a rhinestone brad.

And here’s a video tutorial on making this paper flower!!!

Supply list to make paper flower from video:
Extra-Large Oval Punch #119859
Twitterpated Designer Series Paper #125406
Crimper #101618 (retiring)
Paper-Piercing Tool #116631
Boho Blossoms Punch #119858
Mat Pack #105826
Circle Fire Rhinestone Brads #109110 (retiring)
SNAIL Adhesive #104332

This larger flower featured here was made the same way with the larger blossom punch. When using a larger punch, punch out your blossom first, and then crimp the paper. 

Enjoy!  Julie

Stampin’ Up! Congratulations

This masculine congratulations card is going out to my son-in-law, who recently graduated from college.   It’s the companion to this feminine congrats card here.  The versatile pack of  Pocketful of Posies Designer Series Paper (retiring May 31st) contains both fabulously feminine patterns and magnificently masculine prints like this one.

The trick to this layered tag is layering the Perfect Punches congratulations on the Baja Breeze Extra-Large Oval created with the ‘happy birthday’ stamp from the same stamp set.

How’d I do that?  Tip: Using the brush end of the Early Espresso marker I colored just the outline of the stamp and stamped on the Baja Breeze, before punching it out with the Extra-Large Oval Punch.

Card Recipe:
Stamp Set: Perfect Punches #117022 wood-mount, #120516 clear-mount
Paper: Pocketful of Posies dsp #122354 (retiring), Baja Breeze card stock #111352, Whisper White card stock #100730, Early Expresso card stock #119686
Ink:  Early Expresso #119670
Extras:  Modern Label Punch #119849, Extra-Large Oval Punch #119859, Jumbo Brads #112533

Enjoy!  Julie

Clean and Simple Butterflies

This clean and simple butterfly card was a snap to design and create with the Big Shot Die-Cutting MachineBrayering the embossed Whisper White card stock with Baja Breeze makes the embossed design really pop!

The Rhinestones are always just the right touch to finish off the butterflies.  Tip:   I lift these self-adhesive rhinestones off the sheet with the tip of the paper piercing tool.  And I use the strips of connected to rhinestones when I need a few in a row.  Quick and easy without having to line all those little baby’s up!

Can you see the texture in the Baja Breeze embossed panel?

Lots of great texture in this simple card.

Card recipe:
Paper: Whisper White card stock #100730, Regal Rose card stock  #105130
Ink: Baja Breeze #111833
Extras:  Beautiful Wings Embosslits Die #118138, Elegant Lines Embossing Folder #119277, Rhinestones #119246, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Brayer #102395

Enjoy!  Julie

Stampin’ Up! Baroque Motif – Retiring

Only two more weeks until the end of the current catalog and we’ll be saying goodbye to some terrific stamp sets.  For the next few days, I’ll be posting some oldies but goodies.

Recently, I showed you this card I created with the Baroque Motifs Stamp Set.  You can see the details here.

This is a card I created for a color challenge a few years ago.  You can’t tell from this picture but the heart is embossed with iridescent ice emboss powder.  It’s clear with a perfect shimmer, glitter affect.

And this last card was designed by my aunt for a card swap we did during a family reunion five years ago.  The scallop circle punch made this card super easy to make.

Baroque Motif Stamp Set retiring May 31st

Enjoy!  Julie

Punch Hat Chic!

I was going for Audrey Hepburn, but it might be more Eliza Doolittle!  A reference to that wonderful musical classic My Fair Lady, of course!  What do you think?  Either way, it’s a fun card for a friend.  I wanted to create a card with simple, clean lines to highlight the hat.

This close up shows off the silver glimmer paper flower. The ruffle is added using the scallop oval punch. And a hint of a line to define the top of the hat was traced with the oval punch and the Sahara Sand Stampin’ Write marker.

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Card Recipe:
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes #115370
Ink: StazOn Black Ink #101406
Paper: Pocketful of Posies #122354 (retiring), Basic Black cs #121045, Silver Glimmer Paper #124005
Extras:  Extra Large Oval #119859, Scallop Punch #119856,  Boho Blossoms Punch #119858 (retiring), Black Brad #119736